HI-DESERT HEALTH CLINICS TO PRESCRIBE “TAKE A HIKE” FOR FREE PARK ENTRY

The doctors at the Hi-Desert Family Health Clinics in cooperation with Joshua Tree National Park will be writing important prescriptions for health. Reporter Kirby Davis said they will recommend patients “Take a Hike”… The Hi-Desert Family Health Clinics are partnering with Joshua Tree National Park to get the clinics’ patients

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ARREST FOR BURGLARY, DRUGS, IN TWENTYNINE PALMS, JOSHUA TREE, AND LANDERS

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested last week, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s department, a neighbor in the 6200 block of Cholla Avenue reported seeing an unknown man in a nearby back yard about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1, apparently trying to break into a vacant home. The

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AUDITIONS SEPTEMBER 19TH FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” AT THEATRE 29

Auditions are set at Theatre 29 for the hit comedy “A Christmas Story.” Director Eric Ross will cast the beloved Christmas classic September 19 at 6 p.m. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the cast break down… “A Christmas Story” follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red

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UNITY HOME ANNOUNCES STAFF OPENINGS

Morongo Basin Unity Home Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach Center has openings for part-time and full-time domestic violence advocates. Applicants must be self-starters, able to work with minimal supervision with a heart for helping others. Must have computer skills, and be detail-oriented. Morongo Basin Unity Home offers proper training to

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MOJAVE WATER AGENCY INVITES YOU TO UNDERSTAND GROUNDWATER

The Mojave Water Agency is offering a unique opportunity to learn about our areas Groundwater. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells you how to sign up… The Mojave Water Agency has worked with scientists from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to understand and manage our region’s groundwater basins for 25 years.

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CONTROVERSIAL JOSHUA TREE CONCERT RESULTS IN ONLY TWO ARRESTS

The three-day concert at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center last weekend was relatively quiet and peaceful. The Sheriff’s Department reports that only two arrests were made during the event. Daniel Cruz, 22, of Anaheim, allegedly approached security guards about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and asked if they had any drugs for

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL: POOLS, GRUBSTAKE DAYS, AND A NEW STOP SIGN

Only a handful of residents showed up last night to hear a presentation about Measure Y and Measure Z—the proposed tax measures on the November ballot—prior to last night’s Yucca Valley Town Council meeting. The half-cent tax measures would each add about $1.5 million to the town’s coffers, to be

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COUNCIL CANDIDATE CLAIMS 5 FALSE NON-PROFITS, 2 FAKE TITLES

Town and city council candidates ask for the public’s trust to control millions of dollars in public funds that affects thousands of lives and one Yucca Valley Candidate has violated that trust. As a result of an investigation, Z107.7 News discovered that candidate Eric Quander has fraudulently claimed non-profit status

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CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS TAKING PUBLIC INPUT ON PROJECT PHOENIX TOMORROW

Residents of the City of Twentynine Palms are invited to find out what Project Phoenix is all about, and give their suggestions as well. Reporter David Haldane says the meeting is tomorrow evening… Wondering what all the fuss is about in downtown Twentynine Palms? If so, you can find out

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DESERT HOT SPRINGS SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT NETS 28 CITATIONS, NO DUI DRIVERS

No drunk or drugged drivers were arrested during the Desert Hot Springs Police Department DUI/driver’s license checkpoint Friday night. Police screened 605 vehicles between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. in the 13700 block of Palm Avenue; of those vehicles, police cited or arrested 14 drivers for driving with a suspended

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN KILLED IN I-10 CRASH IN WHITEWATER SUNDAY

A 75-year-old Yucca Valley man has been identified as the fatal victim in a collision on the 10 freeway in Whitewater early Sunday. Paul James Preshaw was driving eastbound in a 2015 Dodge van in the slow lane approaching the Highway 62 interchange about 12:30 a.m. when he collided with

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MORONGO VALLEY MAN ACCIDENTLY SHOOTS HIMSELF WITH HOMEMADE GUN

A Morongo Valley man shot himself in the leg Sunday with a homemade shotgun. According to Sheriff’s reports, Michael Oneal, 31, of the 11000 block of Cholla Avenue, was making the shotgun out of pipes in his garage about 1:30 p.m. While trying to see if the pipes would fit,

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council meets in regular session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the council will hear reports and look at traffic at La Contenta and Yucca Trails… After a routine consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will hear reports about Grubstake Days, and a traffic and

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TWO BURGLARIES AT JOSHUA TREE MINI STORAGE

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least two burglaries at the Joshua Tree Mini Storage facility. According to Sheriff’s reports, two people reported similar burglaries at the storage facility in the 61300 block of 29 Palms Highway Saturday afternoon, in which the padlocks to their units had been removed sometime

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LAFCO SCRUTINIZING MORONGO VALLEY CSD

Morongo Valley’s Community Services District is a county-sanctioned form of local government in charge of street lights, parks, and the fire department in this unincorporated area, services that would otherwise be provided by the county. Compared to the county, the CSD is thought to offer more consistent, more responsive service,

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3-DAY WEEKENDS BRING HOLIDAY TRAFFIC: SOME SAFETY TIPS

Three-day holiday weekends typically bring a spike in traffic. Caltrans is advising motorists that traffic may impact your Labor Day weekend. To make your traveling easier, plan ahead so you know before you go. Monitor traffic and weather via radio, TV, and social media. Use Caltrans Quickmap to monitor traffic

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LABOR DAY CLOSURES

The symbolic end of summer, Labor Day, is Monday. As a federal holiday, many government offices and businesses will be closed Monday. Among those that are closed are banks, post offices, schools, including Copper Mountain College, and county, city, and town offices. Burrtec Waste and Recycling will not pick up

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YUCCA VALLEY LIBRARY OFFERS MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASSES

The Yucca Valley library will offer a free computer class in Microsoft Excel. The courses will be held Tuesdays through September 20 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Yucca Valley library. Library staff will teach the course using Skillsoft, a database available to any resident with a San Bernardino

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FREE ENTRANCE TO NATIONAL PARKS FOR FOURTH GRADERS

It’s back. Due to popular demand, the National Park Service is continuing its free annual pass to all national parks for fourth graders and their families. The 2017 pass is good through August 31, 2017. Park Ranger Pam Tripp has all the details… There is exciting news for all fourth

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SHERIFF’S WOMEN’S WARRIOR CHALLENGE IS BACK

Are you up for the challenge ladies? The Women Warriors fitness challenge, sponsored by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, is back October 8. Women can compete in the individual challenge, team challenge (for three to six women), and team challenge for sworn law enforcement personnel. These physical fitness challenges

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